Buildings & Hours

Please see our COVID-19 updates for information on visitor access to library spaces and collections.
Stairwell and Elevator to Bass Library on the North Side of Cross Campus
Mail to Yale University - Bass Library c/o Access Services
344 Winchester Avenue (Docks 7/8)
New Haven, CT 06511-1918
203-432-1874

Access

A valid Yale ID with swipe access is required for entry after 6 pm. See updates and visitor requirements at bit.ly/YaleLibraryCovid19.

121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
203-432-2972

Access

The Beinecke exhibition hall is open to members of the public in compliance with University requirements for vaccination.The reading room is open to non-Yale researchers who have completed the University vaccination attestation process in advance of their visit. See updates and requirements for visitors at bit.ly/YaleLibraryCovid19.

1080 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06520
203-432-2818

Access

The Yale Center for British Art Study Room and Reference Library is open to non-Yale researchers following the policies and procedures currently in place for Yale Library special collections. Read more about library visitor policies, including vaccination requirements, at bit.ly/YaleLibraryCovid19.

 
344 College Street
New Haven, CT 06511
203-432-0854

Access

A valid Yale ID with activated swipe access is required for entry. See visitor information at bit.ly/YaleLibraryCovid19.

333 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT 06510
203-785-5354

Access

*Access to the 24/7 computing and study space is through the stairwell to the left of the main library entrance when the Medical Library is closed. A Yale or YNHH ID is required to gain entry. 

Marquand Chapel, Sterling Divinity Quadrangle
409 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06511
203-432-5274

Access

The Divinity Library is currently open only to Yale affiliates and researchers with Special Collections appointments. For more information on Special Collections appointments, please see https://guides.library.yale.edu/c.php?g=296234&p=8966111. Yale affiliates whose IDs do not grant access to the Yale Divinity School should contact the Divinity Library at 203-432-5274 to let them into the building. Find the most current updates and visitor requirements at bit.ly/YaleLibraryCovid19.

190 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
203-432-2645

Access

A valid Yale ID with activated swipe access is required for entry.

Photograph of the front of the LWL
154 Main Street
Farmington, CT 06032
860-677-2140

Access

The Lewis Walpole Library is open by appointment only to Yale students, faculty and staff with a valid Yale ID who are authorized to be on campus. Masks are required in library spaces.

127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
203-432-1606

Access

The Law Library is temporarily closed until further notice.

Kline Tower
219 Prospect Street
Kline Tower, Concourse Level
New Haven, CT 06520
203-432-3300

Access

A valid Yale ID with activated swipe access is required for entry to Kline Tower. See more library visitor information at bit.ly/YaleLibraryCovid19.

12 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
203-432-4179

Access

A valid Yale ID with activated swipe access is required for entry.

Sterling Memorial Library

Mail to Yale University - Sterling Memorial Library c/o Access Services
344 Winchester Avenue (Docks 7/8)
New Haven, CT 06511-1918
203-432-1775

Access

A valid Yale ID with activated swipe access is required for entry after 6 pm. The Manuscripts and Archives reading room is open to non-Yale researchers with advance attestation of vaccination. See visitor information, including vaccination requirements, at bit.ly/YaleLibraryCovid19.